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CSPAN
Jul 3, 2011 9:00pm EDT
about this because his plan is to make great britain -- britain like greece. at the time when the economy is the key issue, he cannot talk about the economy because of his plans for tax cuts. this is what we see every week. he has a talk about the micro because he cannot talk about the macro. >> quarter. -- order, order. i asked you to reflect on what the public thinks of this sort of behavior. >> will the prime minister say that they will be turning over in their graves if they say the conservative sector doing this in england. >> my hon. friend has an extremely good. . i hope it is in order to talk about the record of labour in wales. what we see, if anyone wants to know what happened to the national health service, they can look over at wales, where they are slashing the budget and see more people waiting for a longer period that is what happens when the labor party is running the national health service. >> the leader of the opposition helped to create 300 more jobs, but because of his government and the reversal of policy, the renewable energy association says that the jo
CSPAN
Jul 4, 2011 10:30am EDT
are engaged in today. these are officer cadets at eton, britain's most exclusive private school, drilling in 1915. now, one of the things that we have gotten accustomed to in this country in recent years -- vietnam, iraq, afghanistan -- is that they are fought mostly by the poor. there are very, very few among the dead and wounded in the those three wars who have been sons or daughters of ceos, senators, members of congress, anything like that. it was the exact opposite in the first world war. the death toll actually fell proportionately higher on the upper classes. and the main reason for that was that it was customary for sons of the upper classes, sons of the air strock rah si to have military careers. and i think a major reason for this is that armies are not only there to fight wars against other countries, they're there to maintain order at home. the 19th century was a very tumultuous time in europe, so was the early 20th century. many of the european armies were used to break strikes or the british army, you know, put down tenant farmer rebellions in ireland. and so, therefore, off
CSPAN
Jul 4, 2011 12:00am EDT
about greece because his plan is to make britain like greece. [shouting] what the whole country would have noticed is at a time when the economy is the key issue he can't talk about the economy because of his ludicrous plan for tax cuts. that's what we see. week after week. he has to talk about the microbe because he can't talk about the macro. >> we are very grateful. >> order, order. order, order. order. i appeal to the house to calm down and reflect on what republic thinks. >> with the prime minister -- [inaudible] spirit by honorable fred has been an extremely good point and i hope it's an order, mr. speaker, to talk about labour's record in wales. because that is a torture talk about labour's record in wales because what we're seeing if anybody wants to know, what would happen to the nhs under labour, they can look at wales where they are flushing the nhs budget and they are seeing more people waiting for longer that is what happens when you have a labour party running the nhs. >> the leader of the opposition helped create 300 more jobs earlier this year. but today because of his
NBC
Jul 3, 2011 5:30pm PDT
independence from which country? 76% correctly said great britain. but 19% were unsure and 5% named some other country. >>> great britain, you know, it's where they play wimbledon. and today it is where novak djokovic fulfilled his boyhood dream and won the men's final. the 24-year-old from serbia beat rafael nadal in four sets. afterward, djokovic called his first wimbledon championship the most special day of his life. >>> and coming up next, making a difference, an extraordinary bond formed by women sharing a profound loss. >>> as the country celebrates its independence this weekend, it's worth remembering those who have sacrificed so much for the freedoms we all enjoy. they include, of course, those who have died in iraq and afghanistan. in tonight's "making a difference" report, we meet an exceptional group of women who have lost their husbands or fiances in those wars, and have joined forces now to help themselves heal and to embrace life. nbc's peter alexander has their story. >> ready, set, go! >> reporter: they are fun-loving and fearless. a brave group of women with something else in
FOX
Jul 4, 2011 6:00pm EDT
and that it is the achievements of the two countries. >> we can be proud of what this statue says about britain and america. it reminds us of a period of extraordinary achievement and hope in world affairs after a time of darkness and danger. it celebrates the life of an exceptional and gifted american president. it's a fitting tribute to one of the truest friends that britain has ever had. >> reporter: former british prime minister margaret thatcher, a close friend of reagan's, was invited to the event but was too frail to attend. the statue was commissioned by the reagan memorial fund trust and joins here in griefnor park of former presidents roosevelt and eisenhower. >>> back here at home, thousands are celebrating independence day with the nation's first president. and holly morris is caught up with general year washington earlier at his mount vernon, state. >> if you can talk to one person, who would it be? many people say the first president. general george washington and as luck would have it on this july 4th, i knew where i could find him. greetings, general washington. >> madame, welcome to mount
FOX
Jul 4, 2011 5:30am EDT
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CSPAN
Jul 4, 2011 7:00am EDT
was always right. and an essential key, as with the idea that because britain and germany were both anglo-saxon races, that they would not go to work with one another. it's an absurdity needless to say until may levels, but basically because he himself had served in the trenches in the great war when they had fought one another. nonetheless, by the time to second world war broke out their only 46 operational u-boats against the united kingdom because he didn't believe he would ever ask have to fight the united kingdom by the end of the war through 463, most of them bottled up in the baltic. but if you start the second world war with as many u-boats as the fish would've been able to have strangled the united kingdom. and when one looks at the plans to invade the united kingdom, many of which were not even a great into september 1940, when really they should have been put in place since he came to power in january 1933. one appreciates how little he was expecting to have to attack. there is the infamous -- the list of 2820 britons who are going to be shot on sight, or at least when they wer
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 5:00pm EDT
.s. president. >> reporter: he stood shoulder to shoulder with britain. now president reagan's statue will stand in the streets of london in honor of that relationship. >> it celebrates the life of an exceptional president. the truest friend that britain has ever had. >> unveiling ceremony in front of the u.s. embassy marked 100 years since president reagan's birth. former secretary of state, condoleezza rice joined other dignitaries at the tribute. margaret thatcher, london's greatest ally was too frail to come. in a statement read during the ceremony. thatcher called ronald reagan a great president and a great man. through his strength and convictions, he brought millions of people to freedom as the iron curtain finally came down. the 10-foot tall bronze figure stands alongside presidents franklin d. roosevelt and eisenhower. >> this statue is quite clearly a memorial and commemoration of a glorious past, but more importantly it is a call to an even more deplore yows future. >> as far as the future of the u.s. embassy, it will be moving from its home in central london next year.
SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 5:00am PDT
-you to linda brooks burton. [applause] because linda brooks britain last march invited me to plan this program, and i want to thank helen, who i work with in san francisco unified because she introduced me to bryonn bain, and she always introduces me to the various artists that come in to work in the school district. as i learned about bryonn and experienced his presence and i was thinking about putting together this program, it just clicked -- why not bring the two together to bring this link from the past unsegregated jim crow to what is happening in the 21st century and that has been happening? i think i was inspired by michele alexander's booke." >> it is my pleasure to say, ms. colvin, without you we would not be where we are. [applause] thank you for sharing your story, and keep telling your story because we need to know, and our children need to know, and our children's children need to know your story. and we want to thank our sponsors today. we have the san francisco unified school district. we have marked as bookstores, who will be selling this -- ms. colvin's book, written about her
NBC
Jul 4, 2011 5:00am EDT
. sec britain gets some help. no score in the second. julio lugo, a line shot. britain saying maybe he will help his own cause. he was a pretty good high school outfielder and said he used to hit pretty well. first career home run for zach britton. 1-0. nick markakis. he went 5-5. the orioles have the lead. two outs off jim johnson. 4-3. mark reynolds. for that one came down. 5-4, orioles. brian mccann thought he had a home run. nick markakis makes them pay, and nails him at second base. the orioles avoid the sweep and get the victory, 5-4. the cookoff a series against texas -- they kicked off a series against texas. the players ranked themselves in the nfl. now we know the top 10. a pair of ravens made the list. including ed reed coming in at number 5. one spot ahead of try pall maoy palimalu. ray lewis, the highest voted defensive player of the mall, no. 4. a tribute to what he can do on the field. >> it is always an honor any time that you are picked from your peers and you have an opportunity to go out and display your talents. those are the people who you play for and who you play
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 5:00pm EDT
people actually knew that the u.s. broke away from great britain. >> oh, no. >> who else would it have been? >> spain. >> if you celebrate the nation's birthday, right here on wjz tonight. join us for the fireworks spectacular. we'll have a wrap up of the fire work shows in our area. hopefully the fire work shows will get off the ground even though we have some storms out there. >> we have some out there. continue with your plans and we'll continue to check in with the radar and hope for the best. >> do not be alarmed yet. >> no, because not everyone is going to be affected. and right now it's warm, muggy, it feels like a holiday weekend. 87degrees right now, humidity up a little bit out there. and we'll have that forecast when we come back. ,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> so it's pretty right now, but the skies are overcast and there's definitely some thunderstorms out there. they're kind of moving slow aren't they. >> they are, they are very slow movers. this is going to take some time but we're hoping some of them will die down by the time they get to our area. although, that's an if-fy call. we h
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 11:00am PDT
been reagan's 100th birthday. >> britain's prince william put his military training to the test today. he performed several water landings before crowds in canada. he is a royal air force helicopter pilot and he requested the simulated landing procedure as part 6 his visit. the duke and duchess toured prince edward island and they will take part in a dragon boat race. the will couple will visit los angeles on friday. >> we'll be right back. you can see >> today at 4:00 and 5:00 on abc news, they are common mistakes and cause over injuries. michael finney shows us what you should never do when mowing the lawn and a new study suggested environmental factors could play a role in autism. these stories and more at 4:00 and 5:00. from all of us here, thanks for joining us. beth! hi. looking good! you've lost some weight. thanks! you noticed! you know these clothes are too big now, so i'm donating them. nogoing back the again. good for you! how'd you do i eating right, whole grain. whole grain? whole grain. [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those
NBC
Jul 3, 2011 6:00pm PDT
are celebrating. . >>> it appears not everyone has a love affair with britain's royal couple. prince il william and kate faced protestors today as they continued their trip in canada. nbc's frances ko explains. >> reporter: the newly weds are on the fouj day of an 11-day trip to canada and the u.s. after an overnight trip on the st. lawrence river. >> i would like to say a special welcome to the duke and duchess of cambridge. >> reporter: they attended a prayer service on deck before meeting with residents of a center for homeless youth. about 150 protesters demonstrated about two blocks from where prince william spoke at a ceremony at city hall. [ speaking french ] >> translator: it is simply a pleasure to be here. thank you for your patience with my accent. i hope that we will have the chance to get to know each other over the years to come, until the next time. >> reporter: the protestors who also appeared in maunt real are likely from an anti-monarchist group. far larger groups of supporters gathered to catch a glimpse of the couple. they've arrived in charlottetown prince edward island ton
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 7:00am PDT
% correctly said we declared independence from britain but 19% were unsure and 5% said another country. very stwheers a nice start to the day around the bay area. most of the day and we are expecting high pressure to hold off with a little cooler in spots today. looking toward the san jose area you have clear cloudy skies. one point may see cloud later on out soord the coast line. highs expected in the 60s toward the coast. a lots of 80s and 90s inside the bay and plenty of 90s inland today. tomorrow may be a little bit warmer. after that we start cooling down and heading toward next weekend. >> thanks so much. that's your latest weather. erica, good morning. >> good morning to you. >>> going to get you latest on prince william and kathryn's north american tour. they are now on prince edward's island. amanda walker of sky tv has more. >> reporter: a grand entrance to quebec aboard "hmcs montreal." the center for disadvantaged young people, a break from formality which both seem to appreciate. they appear genuinely impressed by this magic trick, a rare moment when somebody else is in the spot
KRON
Jul 3, 2011 11:00pm PDT
on this sunday evening, the third of a july, no fog out there to be seen. pretty warm in britain would right now 84 degrees out there today we got close to 100 degrees, '70's in pleasanton, cupertino at 67. fisher is cold at the coast. 55 of the sea breeze cranking of this evening speaking of the coast, tomorrow at the beach is looking great. 75 santa cruz, not as high tomorrow as we had today but mostly sunny by the afternoon with temperatures in the upper 50s and low 60s from the bodega bay to the ocean beach and the sea breeze, 2230 mph for the afternoon. temperatures will be cooler for our monday, the fourth of july the sea breeze will push some cool readings into the bay, looking at '70's bayside shaded in yellow, some high 90s in the inland spot, and a triple digits and the forecast. that would change for tuesday, things begin to heat up on again, the 80's return to the bay, '90s for the south bay and there could very well be some triple digit heat on tuesday but then things turned back again and for wednesday, the sea breeze turns in and we will see the temperatures drop, it will be a lot
PBS
Jul 4, 2011 2:30pm PDT
this wall. >> the berlin wall did come down, of course. today, britain's saluted ronald reagan. the foreign secretary brought a message from lady thatcher who hoped to attend but was not well enough to attend. >> ronald reagan was a great president and a great man. he held clear principles and acted upon them with purpose. >> his legacy was hailed by connolly's arise as an example for today, particularly in the middle east. >> it gives us hope and optimism to continue to stand for those who are still trapped in tyranny. "the reputation of some leaders fade with time but for reagan, it seems to be the reverse. critics during his presidency regarded him as a second division actor who had no business trying to play a part on the world stage. ronald reagan has certainly found a place in the sun. >> on this july 4th, to all our american viewers, happy independence day. that you so much for watching. see you back here tomorrow. -- thank you so much for watching. >> make sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont,
PBS
Jul 4, 2011 4:00pm PDT
wall did come down, of course, but today, britain's saluted ronald reagan. the foreign secretary brought a message from lady thatcher, who had hoped to attend but was not well enough to attend. >> ronald reagan was a great president and a great man, a true leader for our kind. he held clear principles and acted upon them with purpose. >> and ronald reagan's legacy was hailed by condoleezza rice as an example for today, particularly in the middle east. >> it gives us hope and optimism to continue to stand for those who are still trapped in tyranny. >> the reputation of some political leaders fades with time, but for ronald reagan, it seems to be the reverse. critics often regarded him as a second bit actor who had no business trying to play a part on the world stage. those critics are much less vocal now, and ronald reagan has certainly found a place in the sun. bbc news, grosvenor square. >> ronald reagan being honored in london, and before we go, cartop story, hugo chavez has returned to venezuela after being treated for cancer in cuba. he is now addressing a crowd outside the p
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 4:30am EDT
as a person it's the quality of care our veterans deserve this is what i'm called to do. >>> britain's prince william and wife kate are on canada's prince edward island this morning. the royal newlyweds arrived late sunday. they drew big crowds of well wishers, later this week wrap up their 11-day tour in southern california. >>> asian stock markets picked up today right where they left off on friday with solid gains. the nikkei was up almost 1%, hong kong's hang seng rose rose almost 1.5%. this week wall street's closed for the fourth of july holiday. investors will watch for the job numbers later this week. they'll get an update on how america's factories are doing. >>> americans celebrate independence day in lots of different ways. one of the many for families is a trip to a nearby state park. several states have budget problems these days and money for parks is often among the first things cut. kendis gibson reports. >> reporter: for the past decade brian, julianne and their kids have been coming to mcgrath state beach, a state park north of los angeles, but this may be their las
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 7:00am EDT
% were unsure. 16% guessed another year. 76% correctly said we declared independence from britain but 19% were unsure and 5% said another country. very sad stuff. marysol castro is here with our first check of the weather. come on america, get your act together. >> it goes to show you the youngsters with their history knowledge could clean our clocks when it comes to history. good morning, everyone. planning any fourth of july activities in the northern plains, plan to do it in the morning hours. a line of severe storms is coming in, in the afternoon hours. expect to bring rain, hail, we could not rule out of atwister or tornado and wind. combination of dry air coming in out of the north and moisture out of the gulf coast. keep an eye on that for today. desert southwest, temperatures well above average in tucson. we could see a pop-up shower, precipitation nominal but at >> thanks so much. that's your latest weather. erica, good morning. >> good morning to you. >>> going to get you latest on prince william and kathryn's north american tour. they are now on prince edward's island. amanda
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 4:30am EDT
of july. happy 255th. that's if i'm doing my math right. >> freedom from great britain, that a lot of people don't know. >> you're right. that's stunning. reputation on back on the day. >> let's go to weather before we really get in trouble. talking about temperatures in the 70s. 81 by 9:00. 89 by noon. code orange alert day. unhealthy for sensitive groups. any respiratory ailments, young and old, limit your outside time. yes, a thunderstorm symbol. we could see a few more thunderstorms this afternoon. potentially a couple of strong ones. big ones yesterday moving away. overnight a few showers out of west virginia. they have pretty much fizzled. 60s in new york state. pennsylvania, in the 70s. 80 in raleigh. warm across the eastern u.s., even into places like des moines and chicago and the great lakes. they are still in the 60s. check it out. holding below the 90-degree mark around the bay. most of us 90 to 91 and 92. kris is checking out the roads. >> reporter: 395 northbound into the district, no problems. construction on the 14th street bridge taking over the center street lane.
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 7:00pm EDT
with those fireworks. >>> in great britain, a fourth of july honor for the late ronald reagan. a 10-foot statue was unveiled in london and commissioned by the reagan memorial fund trust. well it's an extra special day for the current first family. the president and first lady are about to find out what it's like to raise a teenager. good luck with that. their oldest daughter, malia turned 13 today. as usual she's having to share her parents with many others on her special day. >>> and look at this amazing video. a man is literally blown up. but wait until you see how this ends. more right after the break. >>> welcome back, everyone. check this out. in thailand, an explosives expert in a protective suit inspects a car. leans into open the door, the blast blows him to the ground, but seconds later fortunately he is on his feet with only minor injuries. >> back here in the u.s., jury deliberations are underway in the murder trial of casey anthony. she is the young florida mother accused of killing her two-year- old daughter, caylee in 2008. elizabeth takes a look back on the trial that has
SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 1:00pm PDT
% and down to great britain to 2% and the u.s. only has 1% trip share by bike. advantages and the benefits of cycling, very short but, which you can capitalize is the health part, the reduction of health costs because the effect of cycling on health are above expectations. it's nearly all diseases will have less risk of occurring when people have enough physical exercise and all the extra, the ideal means of physical exercise is about half an hour a day, medium-intensive exercise. so it's far better than going to the gym twice a week and then, very intensive sporting for two hours. and what is easier than having this bike trip into your daily commuting? then automatically you have your half an hour exercise and it's been shown in the managementerlands that people who sigh -- netherlands that people who cycle to work have more than people who don't. also the environment there are a lot of things you can capitalize because you don't have to invest on electric cars or transit or whatever to reduce the carbon dioxide, because the emissions of bicycle is zero. there is a huge problem in the u.s
CNN
Jul 4, 2011 2:00pm PDT
.s. and britain. margaret thatcher paid tribute. >> they've got a statute and we've got an airport. probably some other things named after him, too. thanks so much for that. the housing crisis have been so painful for so many americans it can be even harder for american families. troops ordered to relocate can face massive losses on the homes they've been forced to leave behind. >> packing up and moving out. this is montgomery's 15th time for the military. but this time it's different as he makes his move to virginia, the financial burden of his north las vegas home will be. co-ing with him. the house he purchased four years ago with much of his life savings has lost so much in value it's a struggle to figure out how best to cut his losses. >> how much were we talking about when you bought it in the. >> the house was $420,000. it got appraised for $180,000. so that's 42% of the original price. >> reporter: the housing price is hitting military service members especially hard. relocation is a way of life. with 2340 luxury to ride out the economy. and any bad mark in their finances could also jeopa
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 7:00am PDT
. >> unbelievable. >> i would be curious to see what country they would pick. >> everything but britain. >> unbelievable.. >>> unbelievable. although this is of course, independence day, fourth of july. we're desperate for one day of great weather. we turn to you, stephanie roberts, from our great tampa station, wfds, in today for sam. for the very latest. stephanie. >> good morning. no pressures, since you have to deliver a good fireworks forecast to the nation. all eyes focused on our nation's capital for this independence day. yesterday, some very rough weather r ving through the d.c. area. in fact, one fatality from a tree falling on a man riding his bike. you can see folks evacuating the mall as those strong storms whipped up last evening. flooding rains. five injured by lightning in the gettysburg area. the threat of a scattered shower but nothing that should be a complete washout. so, we'll look forward to that. d.c., up to 90. cloud cover in new york. 88 degrees. moving to the west. 82 in detroit. plenty of places baking in the sun this july 4th. bubble of heat up to the 90s all
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 7:00am EDT
will have that back in britain >> it was quite a surprise for us to hear her say that. quite an emotional response. in my travels with these two is how much they do speak to people. they want to interact with the public. this whole tour is about meeting the canadians. for kate to be a hope, prince william spoke about their wishes to start a family. you look at them, the love between them, probably not too long before they do. >> the cam paoir sons will follw kate throughout to diana. on her first official tour as a royal, how do you kate is handling it so far? >> she's handling it phenomenally well. i was very impressed with how she connected with the veterans, second world war veterans. she just had this infinity with them. she was interested in them. she crouched down. she insisted of them not standing up. very hands-on, in just the same way that princess diana was and again with the children as well. both of them, very hands on inspect is a team act. they really do complement one another. we're looking forward to the activities today. this dragon boat race pits each other against, one
CNN
Jul 3, 2011 6:00pm PDT
of answer because i've got my choice. i can play for ireland, i can play for great britain. it's a tough one. i mean -- it's always going to be -- i'm always going to have to answer that and deal with that question because of where i grew up and it's -- i regard myself as northern irish around that's all i can really say. >> that's probably the diplomatic answer as well. >> yeah. have to be. >> did you have a tough upbringing, would you say? >> no. >> did you have much money as a family? >> no, no, not at all. my mom and dad worked very hrd to give me the best chance not just in golf but in life. i was an only child. my dad worked three jobs at one stage. my mom worked night shifts in a factory. >> what did they do? >> my dad was a bar manager and worked in separate places, in the daytime, then at the night. my mom work in a factory that produced tape and sort of industrial goods and she worked night shift in there. so they worked very hard. and i -- being so young, you're sort of oblivious to it all. it is only when you become a little older and a little wiser that you realize how much they
NBC
Jul 4, 2011 11:00am EDT
britain's sxrul set the stage for what would eventually become our 50-statemation. and speaking of that declaration, of the 56 signatures, the guy who wrote the bulk of it, thomas jefferson. he lived here on his sprawling 5 thousand-acre property called monticello. what was once his home is today a year-round museum. >> after jefferson retires he is popular. >> reporter: andy marshall is a tour guide here. he first visited the property when he was 7. clearly something stuck. >> starts off. >> reporter: to say he is a fan of our nation's third president would be an understatement. have you memorized the declaration of independence? >> during the course of hume aenchs it becomes necessary for one political body. kidding. >> reporter: i think he called my bluff. one day a year monticello is more than a museum. on july 4th it becomes a symbol of american citizenship. when it serves as the backdrop to the most prideful swearing in ceremony in the country. how symbolic is it to be naturalized here in monticello at thomas jefferson's home? think of it this way. it is the difference bet
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 4:00pm EDT
, but not that the u.s. gained independence from great britain. 30% of younger people knew about that. >>> well, parades and barbecues are part of the 4th of july celebration. there's a tradition that happens every day and takes on a special meaning today. >> reporter: it's a star spangled holiday. the stars and stripes are everywhere. >> it's the family getting together. it's a form of unity. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america. >> reporter: at chicken ruth's deli, they resite the pledge every morning. chick began the ceremony 22 years ago. you're cleaning your mind and saying, i'm lucky to do what i do. >> i bleed red, white and blue. >> reporter: he was born on the 4th of july. he's here for the pledge. >> i get my day started at the deli. i'm getting my day off started right. >> good morning, ladies and gentlemen. >> reporter: it's a welcomed way to start the day in the capital, especially on this day of independence. >> it never ceases to amaze you. it's a warm feeling you get when it's over. we're happy to do this every day. >> thank you, and have a very goo
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 7:00pm EDT
america's independence from britain, we thought we'd check in with some of the royal family. the duke and duchess of cambridge are touring canada. they visited prince edward island today. prince william-- a search-and-rescue pilot-- practiced water landings in a rescue helicopter. the newlyweds also competed against each other in a boat race-- william's boat won. you might think facing a war crimes tribunal would be a sobering experience. but ratko mladic quickly turned the hearing into a courtroom farce. that's next. acing the day with less chronic low back pain. imagine living your life with less chronic osteoarthritis pain. imagine you, with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is a non-narcotic treatment that's fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one pill a day, every day, can help reduce this pain. tell your doctor right away if your mood worsens, you have unusual changes in mood or behavior or thoughts of suicide. antidepressants can increase these in children, teens, and young adults. cymbalta is not approved for children under 18. people taking maois or thio
CW
Jul 3, 2011 9:00pm CDT
. japan airlines ordered another 35. >> britain's prince william and wife catherine duchess of cambridge are in quebec city today, they joined the crew of the naval ship h m c s montreal for a worship service later the royal shook hands with supporters in spite of the anti monarchists protesters nearby. the newlyweds are on a 10 day tour of canada and tableland and loss angeles later this week. >> from the dark of the moon to the top of the box office is a big weekend for a sci-fi blockbuster. transformers' dark of the moon brought in over $7 million of the first three days of the four day holiday weekend. here are some of the other box office winners. what do you think? we'd have to get all new appliances. we'll go to the warehouse stores and pick out everything you want. the sinks ringing. hello? you think those guys have "everything you want? " consider this your wake-up call! only sears has kenmore and all ten of the top ten brands. the other guys don't even carry all top three. i hope you brought an umbrella 'cause it's raining cold hard facts up in here. thinking about
NBC
Jul 3, 2011 11:00pm EDT
all-star game. top three to score starting pitcher up. britain puts a good hit on this one. out to right. and that's over. os take a 1-0 lead. mark reynolds up with two outs and a man on. scott procter puts the pitch in reynolds' wheel house. two-run homer to left. third homer in two games. 18 the for him this season. orioles come back to beat the briefz 5-4 and snap a five-game losing streak. >>> wnba. mystics hosting the seattle storm. go ahead and get down with your bad self. nice moves. second quarter, mystics trailing 22-17. victoria dunlap pump fakes, then around the defender up and in plus the foul. she went for a team-high 19 points. mystics keeping it close, but the mystics couldn't stop this woman. seattle's tanisha wright with the ball drives baseline and throws up the reverse layup. wow. the seattle storm defeat the mystics 73-63. hey, what's coming up on "sports final"? here's lindsay czarniak. >> hakem, coming up tonight on "sports final," we've got d.c. united head coach ben olsen in the house. ben, your team came so close to beating number one philadelphia. i tho
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 6:00am EDT
.s. declared independence from great britain. the philidelphia, the continental congress adopted the declaration of independence. that's why we celebrate. the declaration became 442 days after the first shots of the american revolution were fired at lexington and concord in massachusetts. >>> if you are heading out today to the beach or a barbeque, be sure to choose a designated driver. if you can't find one and you are in baltimore city, there are other options for you. tipsy taxi will be out in full force to get you home safely. now today they will offer free rides home for people in baltimore city up to the value of $50. now they are only going to pick you up at a bar or restaurant, not house parties. the program will run from 10 tonight until 4:00 tomorrow morning. the number is on the screen. it's 877-963-taxi and we have got more information posted on the website so check it out at abc2news.com. >>> the old "idea is new again. at -- an old idea is new again. before the news started you would hear a voice saying it's 11:00 do you know where your children are? the baltimore c
FOX
Jul 4, 2011 4:25am EDT
. this machine. this is a gold dispensing machine. fifty are being unstalled in britain. the makeers say it is a way for everyday folks to invest in the precious metal. the machines are updated every 10 minutes to sell the gold at the latest market prices. >>> aened a don't have gold or $105 million. >> or a oning lottery ticket. >> i'm here, you're here. let's talk about weather. >> i'm here to work. weather very important today. we have a big holiday. most of today should be fine. i think it will be quieter than yesterday. a little less humid than yesterday. >> it is okay to go outside. >> most of the day. that being said, can't rule out possibility of some afternoon thunderstorms popping up. if you are well off to the south and west, and by south and west, i mean out towards front royal, charlottesville, you are not quite done with it. the frontal system developing late in the day yesterday rolling on through. you can see off to the south and to the south and east, we've still got the rain showers across the region. the trend will be quieter weather here for this morning. kind of dry
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 6:00am EDT
independence. it found while 76% correctly said great britain, 19% were unsure and 5% said a different country including china. >> it takes all kinds, andrea, remember that. >> hope any we are educatorring all kinds. >> -- educating all kinds. >> educate us about weather. >> hot and sticky. better chance of storms in virginia rather than maryland. the afternoon plans, grilling you may have an interruption from that. highs around 90. low 90s thursday and friday and scattered storms in the afternoon. kris? >> downed trees in the district to worry about. canal and reservoir and south street and capital. they will start to shut down streets in half an hour. take metro if you plan to see the fireworks. virginia, 66 eastbound, no problems there. a few cars on the road. >>> and the outer loop from 95 and 270, looking good. >> thank you, chris. "the early show" is next with more on the casey anthony case, and the look at the 4th of july traditions. >> i will be back in 25 minutes with a live update on your holiday forecast. you can always get updates
NBC
Jul 4, 2011 7:00am EDT
? are they sounded by press in the same way they are in great britain? >> well, they're not hounded in their private time, but there are a lot of camera clicks as they go around their daily business. the photographers here are as numerous as the journalists. actually kate said last night at the media reception it was a refreshing change to be walking around and having a chat without having lots of flash bulbs going off in her face. that's par for the course. she knows for these ten days she is very much public property and the press wants her every second of the tour. >> people just can't seem to get enough of them. thank you so much. as you said, happy independence day. i didn't know whether to say that the you. >> now, that's fine. re when in rome. >>> if you want to relive the royal wednesdaying, we have the entire event. for details go to our website today.com. (crickets chirping) [female announcer] looks like everybody's at our biggest sale of the year: the petsmart power sale. save big on thousands of items. and save $3 on all iams® dog food. only at petsmart. this 4th of july, celebrate the
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 2:05am EDT
was britain. just in case we wanted to freshen up on this. >> 0 for 2. >> i sort of feel like these 1,003 adults who got this wrong, 26% were not sure, 58% of the residents asked did know the answer. when you hear about these classes get is canceled. now there's only p.e. and lunch when you go to high school. >> one said china is the country we got independence from. let's move on to this. concordia university prove who says that our behavior as a consumer can be traced back to darwin. we have this very consuming instinct when it comes to burgers and clothing and buying and purchasing all sorts of things. i say burger because i think that leads us into our next story. >> not everyone consumes burgers. i'm not a meat eater which is why you gave me this story. 777-pound burger. look at this right here. 600 pounds of meat, 400 pounds, they did shatter the record, however they were not able to eat it because it failed to reach its target core temperature. >> you need a world record sized antacid after eating that burger. antacid after eating that burger. i said hold the cheese! hi, my nb
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